Growing share of every gallon is taxes
E. Frank Stephenson
"Contrary to media reports, Georgia’s gas tax change led to no price increase at the pump."
Referrals are a key step in screening
Alliance Defending Freedom
"Zero Planned Parenthood facilities are licensed to do mammograms. Planned Parenthood, women don’t need you!"
No doubt of growth but little evidence of specifics
Georgia Department of Economic Development
Film and television productions generated a $6 billion economic impact for Georgia’s economy in the most recent fiscal year.
Semi-automatic is more lethal than automatic
"Two weeks ago, a man entered the world’s busiest airport in Atlanta, Georgia, carrying a loaded AR-15 automatic weapon with an extended-capacity, 100-round magazine."
More savings don't always mean more investment
The Fair Tax proposal encourages innovation and investment "level the playing field" for American companies to compete globally.
State law gave arrest options
"A sitting sheriff cannot be charged except by a warrant issued by a Superior Court judge."
Projections have not come to pass
The United States is "about to have the smallest Army since before WWII, the smallest Navy since WWI and the smallest Air Force ever."
Deal could close within days, weeks
City of Atlanta
Tyler Perry’s plan to turn a majority of the former Fort McPherson into a film and television studio is expected "to add over 8,000 new jobs to Atlanta."
Stat doesn't include volume of animals Delta flies
Delta has had the most animal deaths among U.S. carriers in the past five years
Constitution puts court under unique pressure
Georgia has had the nation’s busiest Court of Appeals for a decade or more.
Austerity cuts have existed since 2003
This year’s state budget and my spending proposal for Fiscal Year 2016 represent an infusion of more than $1 billion in additional money for K-12 education.
Most people shift buying but don't spend more
People buy more items during Georgia’s sales-tax holidays, boosting economic activity.
picking budget priorities
State lawmakers are spending taxpayer money for parking that billionaire Arthur Blank could build while paying some state employees so little they are on food stamps.
State Department forecast: 50 permanent jobs
President Barack Obama's veto of the Keystone XL pipeline killed "42,000 jobs."
Sadly, debate does include some glowing talk
"Georgia lawmaker pushes bill banning creation of ‘glow in the dark’ human-jellyfish hybrids."
What's the answer for failing schools?
Ninety-six percent of failing schools are spending above $8,400, the average annual per student expenditure, and 26 percent spend considerably more than that.
Figures offer few conclusions
Charles "Chuck" Spahos
When Colorado eased its medical marijuana laws, fatal accidents involving pot-using drivers soared while overall traffic fatalities decreased.
ID theft a huge problem nationally
Georgia has the country’s second highest number of fraudulent tax refund claims.
Support linked to ability to win, not ideology
Says U.S. Senate candidate Michelle Nunn was "handpicked" by President Barack Obama
Abolishing department doesn't abolish all programs
Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
Says David Perdue wants to abolish the U.S. Department of Education, which would cost Georgia schools $1 billion a year and eliminate millions in student loans.
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